Unknown Cameos Of Actors Who Became Popular Stars Later
Cameos or guest roles in a film surprise the audiences and bring some sort of excitement. Though cameos were initially rare in Tollywood but in the recent times they have become common. The makers of respective films are bringing in recognized actors or actresses for the sake of publicity and we have seen many noted star actors gracing the silver screen for a few minutes in this regard. But, before becoming popular, quite a few actors did guest roles (probably we can call it as their initial stages of struggle) and we as audience hardly recognized them, even at a later point of time. Here is the list of unknown cameos of actors who became popular in their later years.
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Perhaps ‘Mass Maharaj’ Ravi Teja is the only actor in the current generation who had worked in almost every department of filmmaking before becoming a successful actor. He played a small role in actor Rajasekhar’s ‘Allari Priyudu’ and then as an eve teaser in Nagarjuna’s ‘Ninne Pelladutha.’ Ravi Teja waited for a really long time to make a mark as a hero. Over the last decade and half, Mass Maharaja was part of many super hit films.
With director Teja’s ‘Nuvvu Nenu’, Sunil shot to fame.He became the most sought after comedian in no time. Before ‘Nuvvu Nenu,’ Sunil appeared in small roles in Powerstar Pawan Kalyan’s debut film ‘Akkada Ammayi Ekkada Abbayi’ and then in director Teja’s ‘Family Circus.’ Now Sunil, who is a full-fledged hero and with successive hits, is doing great.
In hero Nithin’s ‘Sambaram’ young hero Nikhil Siddhartha made a cameo. Post ‘Happy Days’, Nikhil’s fortunes have changed in Tollywood. He has matured as an actor and has been consistently delivering hits at box office. Nikhil is on his way to become one of the biggest actors of Tollywood.
This energetic anchor appeared in a small role in Jr NTR’s ‘Naaga’. Though films were her top priority, small screen beter worked for Anasuya. Recently, with Nagarjuna’s ‘Soggade Chinni Nayana' and with ‘Kshanam’, she proved that she is a talented actor.
With ‘Guntur Talkies’ anchor Rashmi Gautam drew the attention of audience. Her glamour and bold scenes were widely discussed. But her first performance was in late hero Uday Kiran’s ‘Holi’ movie. She played the role of comedian Sunil’s girlfriend in the movie. Now Rashmi Gautam has acted in a handful of films.
Despit being director Puri Jagannadh’s brother, it wasn’t a cake walk for Sairam Shankar. He played the role of a friend to Ravi Teja in the movie ‘Idiot.’ He also gets beaten up by Kota Srinivasa Rao in the movie. With ‘143’ Sairam Shankar marked his debut and director Krishna Vamsi’s ‘Danger’ brought him to the limelight.
The ‘Nachavule’ actress Madhavi Latha made a stunning debut. When Telugu audience were looking for an authentic Telugu heroine, Madhavi Latha looked like a ray of hope. Her second film was also a success. In the year 2007, Madhavi Latha appeared in a short role in superstar Mahesh Babu’s ‘Athidhi.’
‘Pelli Choopulu’ made Vijay Deverakonda an overnight star. This small film was one of the biggest hits of 2016. Before this film, Vijay made numerous attempts and attended many auditions too. In sensible director Sekhar Kammula’s ‘Life Is Beautiful’ Vijay played a negative role.
It wasn’t a cake walk for Rao Ramesh into the industry, despite being the son of actor Rao Gopal Rao. He shot to fame with ‘Avakai Biryani’ and ‘Gamyam.’ But Rao Ramesh’s debut was way back in 2002 in Nandamuri Balakrishna’s ‘Seema Simham.’ He played the role of actress Simran’s brother in the movie but it was not a meaty role. Like his role, Rao Ramesh was ignored. But now he is the most in-demand character artist in Tollywood.
Hero Siddharth wanted to become a director initially. He joined as an assistant to director Mani Ratnam. In the movie, ‘Amrutha’ Siddharth flashed on the screen for couple of seconds and vanished. Later he became a popular star in Tamil and Telugu languages. He also starred in one of the appreciated Hindi flick.
This Burning Star made his debut with creative director Krishna Vamsi's 'Mahatma' movie which was hero Srikanth's 100th film. Sampoornesh was seen in a very short role that lasted for few seconds. Watch Sampoo from the 60th second in this video below